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Ra Tops Up Feature Race Stakes Mr 72 Handicap(Open) Racecard

  • Channel: TRP
  • Distance: 1m
Runners
19

Type
Flat

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(10)
Dawn Of A New Era silk
Dawn Of A New Era
J: R A Venniker 6
T: E Verdonese
Has won here before; solid effort when beaten just over 1l to finish third over this trip at Vaal Classic (handicap) last month; should not be far away despite being up in class
442863
Age: 4
Weight: 9-8
OR: 74
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 8f NvHc 9-0 b 3/8 Purple Panther (1L) 20/3 74 50
17 Jul 21 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 9-3 b 6/13 Super Handsome (4¼L) 50/9 75 41
24 Jun 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-8 b 8/14 Stormy Winter (8¼L) 17/2 76 34
18 May 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-4 b 2/16 Duke Of Sussex (¾L) 20/1 76 51
22 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 8f 9-6 b 4/9 Oyster King (12½L) 5/1 76 -
8 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-6 b 4/16 Dark Vision (1L) 15/2 76 49
2
(19)
Twelve Oaks silk
Twelve Oaks
J: D De Gouveia
T: S J Gray
Finished 11th of 12 beaten 12l here (6f) four weeks ago; has won here before but a while since she has been in the winners' enclosure; dropping in the ratings; facing a tougher assignment than last month, one to tread carefully with
347360
Age: 7
Weight: 9-6
OR: 72
Days: 30
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-1 b 11/12 I Dream Of Genie (11½L) 100/3 75 21
22 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 8-4 b 6/7 Full Velocity (5¼L) 100/7 76 28
7 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 9-2 b 3/8 Super Agra (5¼L) 100/7 77 42
3 Aug 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-7 b 7/12 Now You See Me (12L) 10/1 77 15
22 Jun 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 8-3 b 4/11 All Of Me (3¼L) 50/7 77 34
1 Jun 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-7 b 3/11 Bella Black (2¼L) 25/2 77 55
3
(13)
River Jordan silk
River Jordan
J: K De Melo
T: S G Tarry
Has run his best races on right-handed tracks and has won previously at this course; stepped up to 1m1f (handicap) at Turffontein Inside when 6l last of six last month; down to a career-low mark, should not be far away
976756
Age: 6
Weight: 9-5
OR: 71
Days: 26
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 9-6 b 6/6 Wisteria Avenue (5¾L) 25/2 74 -
14 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-6 b 5/8 Lion Of The Desert (4¼L) 20/1 77 85
30 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-3 b 7/8 Noble Striker (11L) 100/7 77 -
1 Apr 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-4 b 6/12 Governors Glory (4½L) 14/1 78 58
2 Mar 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-6 b 7/10 Storm Commander (1¾L) 15/1 79 56
26 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-5 b 9/11 Banha Bridge (6¼L) 15/1 79 -
4
(1)
Waqaas silk
Waqaas
J: G Lerena
T: F P Habib
Finished ahead of After Hours in a handicap three weeks ago here, getting the job done by just over 1l; handicapper has had his say; this looks tougher but is a player
935531
Age: 6
Weight: 9-5
OR: 71
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-5 1/7 Theroseofbecharre (1¼L) 100/33 65 -
12 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 9f 9-2 3/9 Blue Moon City (3L) 50/3 65 84
3 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-0 b 5/7 Clafoutis (7¼L) 50/9 68 19
11 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 7-13 b 5/7 Cleveland (4L) 50/3 70 46
24 Aug 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-0 b 3/8 Psycho King (4¾L) 25/4 70 80
15 Jul 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-11 b 9/11 Supreme Dance (10L) 10/1 72 55
5
(6)
Two Fools Collide silk
Two Fools Collide
J: C Habib
T: S G Tarry
Remains lightly raced; not beaten far here (1m2f) 16 days ago, form has received a boost; more on her plate but cannot be ignored
-62614
Age: 4
Weight: 9-3
OR: 69
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 9-3 b 4/13 Definitely Maybe (1L) 10/1 69 -
23 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 8f MdHc 9-6 b 1/8 Oceans Pride (2½L) 25/11 64 39
24 Jun 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-6 6/10 Sophia's First (4¾L) 50/7 69 -
15 May 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-6 2/9 Woman Of Substance (½L) 50/7 - 28
27 Mar 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 6/10 Broadway Babe (6¾L) 53/20 - 5
21 Mar 20 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 4/14 Afternoon Tea (6L) 75/1 - -
6
(9)
Global Player silk
Global Player
J: M Yeni
T: P A Peter
Recorded first CD win last Tuesday; likely to be in contention as trainer in good form
446431
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 68
Days: 9
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-6 1/11 Indus Knight () 2/1 65 45
30 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-6 3/14 Red Saxon (1¼L) 50/1 63 38
14 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 8f MdHc 9-6 4/10 Heart Of Harlem (3¾L) 100/33 66 51
3 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-6 6/9 Bloomington (6¼L) 50/7 73 1
7 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 b 4/8 Twice As Splendid (7½L) 5/2 73 10
29 Jul 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 b 4/8 Eagle Strike (1½L) 25/3 68 42
7
(12)
Sergei silk
Sergei
J: C Zackey
T: P A Peter
Far from disgraced (beaten 1½l) in a handicap (Vaal Classic) over this trip last month; more on his plate this time but rates a leading contender
600232
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 68
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-7 b 2/4 Bureau Des Legende (1½L) 5/3 68 70
21 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 8f 9-2 b 3/11 Dancing Arabian (2¼L) 4/1 68 43
24 Aug 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-6 b 2/9 Irish Rain (nk) 25/4 67 79
27 Jul 21 Vaa Vaal 9f 9-2 11/16 Un Deux Trois (7¼L) 20/1 70 -
17 Jul 21 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 9-0 b 13/13 Super Handsome (15½L) 10/1 72 -
24 Jun 21 Vaa Vaal 10f 9-1 6/11 Rabia The Rebel (7¼L) 50/9 73 59
8
(18)
Valencia silk
Valencia
J: M Khan
T: W H Marwing
Finished towards the rear of 14 beaten 7l at Vaal Classic upped to 1m2f latest; been generally quiet since successful in a maiden plate at Turffontein Inside in May; can be taken on
106540
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 67
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 10f 9-2 b 11/14 Humble Tune (7L) 20/1 67 64
21 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 8f 9-2 b 4/11 Dancing Arabian (3½L) 25/2 67 38
24 Aug 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-11 5/8 Psycho King (6¼L) 20/1 69 73
9 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-6 6/8 Timeforthat (3¼L) 25/1 71 34
24 Jun 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 9-3 10/13 Lets Talk (5¾L) 20/1 71 -
15 May 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-6 1/9 Global Player (nk) 5/1 67 19
9
(5)
Track Commander silk
Track Commander
J: J Solomons 3
T: S G Tarry
Successful by 2l (Turffontein Standside), breaking his duck two weeks ago; one to be interested in
860321
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 66
Days: 12
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 9-6 1/6 Spring Will Come (2L) 5/3 63 4
7 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-3 2/10 Another Level (1¾L) 5/1 59 28
23 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 8f MdHc 9-0 3/6 Bureau Des Legende (3¾L) 25/2 61 46
3 Jun 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-6 b 12/13 Power Ranger (17½L) 25/1 67 -
20 Mar 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-6 b 6/11 Irish Willow (9¾L) 10/1 70 27
21 Jan 21 Vaa Vaal 10f Md 9-2 8/11 Leading Lad (13L) 17/4 - 2
10
(15)
Master Of Law silk
Master Of Law
J: S Khumalo
T: R R Magner
Not disgraced in fifth at 50-9 (Vaal Classic) 37 days ago, behind three subsequent winners; one to be interested in if replicating form of his win at Vaal Classic in September
529145
Age: 3
Weight: 8-12
OR: 79
Days: 37
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 9f 8-11 5/9 Blue Moon City (3¾L) 50/9 81 77
25 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 9-0 4/7 City By The Sea (5¼L) 15/2 81 -
9 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Md 9-0 1/10 Lulu's Boy (3¼L) 10/3 79 -
17 Jul 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Md 8-11 9/9 Little Prince (16½L) 91/20 - -
14 Jun 21 Tur Turffontein 7f MdHc 8-9 2/8 Katzenthal (1L) 25/2 - 40
30 May 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Md 9-6 b 5/10 Castletown (3L) 100/3 - 25
11
(8)
One Block silk
One Block
J: K Matsunyane
T: P F Matchett
Well beaten tenth of 11 at Vaal Classic latest; seems to have lost his way a bit; tough to make a case
521070
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: 65
Days: 49
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 9f 9-2 b 10/11 Senescence (18L) 40/1 69 -
22 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 8f 9-6 b 7/11 Golden Tune (12½L) 50/3 72 12
9 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 10f 9-6 b 12/12 Ancient Rome (11½L) 20/1 72 -
22 Jul 21 Vaa Vaal 9f MdHc 9-6 b 1/10 Olympic Silk (1L) 25/4 69 72
6 Jul 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 9-6 b 2/9 Pride Of Paris (2½L) 25/1 62 44
20 Jun 21 Tur Turffontein 13f Md 9-6 b 5/6 Whole Of The Moon (16L) 25/7 63 -
12
(2)
Elusive Swann silk
Elusive Swann
J: C Maujean
T: F Bronkhorst
Just the one win to his name; finished second dropped to 7f (handicap) last Thursday when only just held (50-9) at Turffontein Inside; ought to be in the mix if reproducing most recent effort
234842
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
OR: 62
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-2 b 2/11 Timbavati River (shd) 50/9 62 47
14 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 10f 8-11 b 4/14 Humble Tune (3L) 100/7 64 74
21 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 9-4 b 8/12 Run As One (6L) 50/3 66 -
24 Aug 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-6 b 4/9 Irish Rain (2¼L) 50/7 67 71
22 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 10f NvHc 9-1 b 3/10 Immeasurable (¾L) 10/1 67 55
9 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 7f 9-2 b 2/8 Timeforthat (1¼L) 10/1 67 40
13
(16)
Light Warrior silk
Light Warrior
J: Wes Marwing
T: C I Jonker
Found life tough when 6l back in fifth with blinkers reapplied (over 1m4f here) last month (handicap); a course winner
216065
Age: 5
Weight: 8-8
OR: 61
Days: 30
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 12f Hc 9-4 b 5/8 Royal Mazarin (6¼L) 50/3 61 32
30 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 9f 9-2 6/11 Senescence (3¾L) 100/3 64 -
21 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 9-4 10/12 Run As One (8L) 40/1 64 -
24 Aug 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-4 6/9 Irish Rain (5½L) 10/1 64 57
5 Aug 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Md 9-6 1/5 Quality Joker () 91/20 61 38
27 Jul 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Md 9-6 2/8 Signals (2¼L) 5/2 61 29
14
(4)
Burnt Jasper silk
Burnt Jasper
J: J Gates
T: F Bronkhorst
Upped to 1m2f 16 days ago when finishing towards the rear of 13; no wins at this distance and hasn't won for a while; been eased in the ratings by the assessor; with more on her plate has questions to answer
409350
Age: 4
Weight: 8-6
OR: 59
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Nov 21 Vaa Vaal 10f Hc 8-8 b 10/13 Definitely Maybe (4¾L) 50/3 61 -
21 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 9f Hc 8-7 b 5/8 Monashada (6½L) 25/2 62 50
7 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-12 b 3/13 Tinder Dry (1¾L) 40/1 62 33
23 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 9f Hc 9-3 9/11 Lilliana (10½L) 20/1 65 18
11 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-10 13/14 Marigold Hotel (11½L) 40/1 67 11
28 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 6f 9-6 4/6 Freed From Desire (9½L) 200/3 67 25
15
(7)
After Hours silk
After Hours
J: R Munger
T: S J Gray
A long time since his last success; comfortably beaten into fourth in a handicap upped to 7½f here 24 days ago 7l behind Waqaas
403864
Age: 4
Weight: 8-5
OR: 58
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 9-1 b 4/7 Waqaas (6¾L) 20/3 62 -
14 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 6f Hc 9-4 b 6/8 Corvette Captain (4L) 5/2 64 43
25 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 6f Hc 0-3 b 8/10 Life Goes On (3½L) 5/2 65 52
16 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 6f 9-2 b 3/12 Father Time (1¼L) 4/1 65 57
15 Aug 21 Tur Turffontein 7f Hc 9-6 b 11/12 Top Wesselton (8L) 25/4 67 31
5 Aug 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 9-1 b 4/7 Fromheretoeternity (5L) 20/7 68 35
16
(3)
Madabout Fashion silk
Madabout Fashion
J: P Mxoli 6
T: T Zackey
A course winner; cracking effort in defeat when close runner-up (Turffontein Inside) stepped up to 1m1f last Thursday; one to note
777472
Age: 3
Weight: 8-3
OR: 70
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 9f 8-7 2/12 Ball Rolling (shd) 25/1 70 44
19 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 7f Hc 7-11 b 7/11 Ablaan (10L) 200/3 72 6
16 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 9f NvHc 7-11 4/7 Aragosta (6¾L) 50/1 72 17
7 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 8f NvHc 8-4 b 7/8 Purple Panther (17½L) 40/1 80 -
3 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Hc 8-9 b 7/7 Clafoutis (27L) 40/1 80 -
21 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 7f 8-7 b 7/7 Al Muthana (8¾L) 200/3 80 -
17
(11)
Cherokee Chief silk
Cherokee Chief
J: C F Dicken 3
T: A Nassif
Last of seven (handicap) on first run for his current trainer (Turffontein Inside) latest; just a sole success to his name; lower mark this time; blinkers now left off; very difficult to fancy as this is a tougher test
450667
Age: 5
Weight: 8-3
OR: 54
Days: 33
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Oct 21 Tur Turffontein 9f NvHc 8-4 b 7/7 Aragosta (20L) 50/1 55 -
24 May 21 Gre Greyville 10f Hc 8-5 b 6/11 Command Control (5¾L) 20/1 56 42
26 Apr 21 Gre Greyville 7f Hc 8-12 b 6/10 Precious Love (3L) 17/1 58 -
4 Apr 21 Sco Scottsville 8f Hc 8-6 11/14 Contrail (5½L) 30/1 59 -
15 Mar 21 Gre Greyville 9f Hc 9-2 5/12 Follow My Path (2L) 12/1 61 -
28 Feb 21 Gre Greyville 10f Hc 8-12 4/12 Fever (1L) 28/1 62 41
18
(17)
Wuhan silk
Wuhan
J: N Klink
T: H E Adamson
Upped to this trip at Turffontein Standside last week when 18l last of seven; you have to go back a long way to find his only win; looks a tall order despite blinkers back on
858067
Age: 4
Weight: 8-3
OR: 54
Days: 5
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Nov 21 Tur Turffontein 8f Md 8-3 7/7 Majestic Mozart (18L) 100/3 54 -
7 Oct 21 Vaa Vaal 6f NvHc 8-5 b 6/9 Rosenwind (5¾L) 20/1 57 18
30 Sep 21 Vaa Vaal 5f 8-7 b 10/11 Bronco Blitz (10L) 10/1 57 14
4 Sep 21 Tur Turffontein 5f Hc 9-0 b 8/11 Mercer Girl (3¼L) 100/7 60 24
19 Aug 21 Vaa Vaal 6f 8-11 b 5/13 Midnight Gem (5¼L) 25/2 60 47
15 Jul 21 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-3 8/11 Supreme Dance (8L) 40/1 63 57
19
(14)
Artisan silk
Artisan
J: J Mariba
T: J A Soma
Last of 13 when dropped down to 1m1f last November; back from an absence; headgear removed; he's hard to fancy
49000-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-3
OR: 50
Days: 359
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Nov 20 Vaa Vaal 9f 8-7 b 13/13 Piccadilly Square (13L) 18/1 57 -
2 Nov 20 Tur Turffontein 13f Hc 8-3 b 11/11 Brand New Cadillac (25L) 13/2 60 -
1 Oct 20 Vaa Vaal 9f 8-11 b 11/14 Sun Giant (10L) 12/1 63 -
22 Sep 20 Vaa Vaal 12f Hc 8-10 b 9/14 Kings Cup (11½L) 5/1 65 -
27 Aug 20 Vaa Vaal 12f 8-11 b 4/14 Barak (2½L) 36/1 65 -
17 Aug 20 Vaa Vaal 8f Hc 8-8 b 12/14 Stop For Nothing (13L) 55/1 70 6
Verdict

A hike in the weights makes life harder for Waqaas but SERGEI is strongly fancied to prevail. The otherwise interesting Dawn Of A New Era has a stamina query to answer at this trip, and Global Player has winning CD form.

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Sergei
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